SAMARIA. 'Middle Levantine' Series. Circa 375-333 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.25 g, 7 h), Bagabatas. Persian satrap seated to right, holding arrow in both hands; at feet to right, arrow; in field to right, 𐡍𐡕 ('bt' in Aramaic). Rev. Persian hero or Great King, on the left and holding dagger in his right hand, fighting bull, on the right, whom he holds by the horns; between them, Θ; below, [BAΓABATAC]. Meshorer & Qedar 4. Sofaer 96. Rare. Somewhat porous, otherwise, very fine.
From the Canaan Collection.